Fauna & Flora International
Samir WhitakerBiodiversity Technical Specialist, Fauna & Flora International Fauna & Flora International
Samir Whitaker has worked on environmental management with the corporate sector for over 15 years, first with a civil engineering company and in the extractives industry and then with several international NGOs. His work has focussed on helping companies screen and manage environmental risk, and developing action plans such as biodiversity action plans and offsets strategies to meet lenders’, such as the International Finance Corporation, requirements. Samir has an MSc in Environmental Chemistry and an MPhil in Conservation Leadership, focusing primarily on biodiversity offsets in the mining sector.